COIN
Indonesia 1000 Rupiah
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Indonesia
Denomination
1000 Rupiah
Minted Date/Year
2010 CE
Coin Type
Circulation Coin
Punch / Orientation
↑↑ Medal
Front Legend
Bank Indonesi 1000 Rupiah
Back Legend
Angklung 2010
Mint
Perum Peruri
Composition
Nickel-Plated Steel
Coin Edge
Plain / Smooth
Coin Shape
Round - Circular
Diameter
24.15 mm
Weight
8.6 g
Thickness
2 mm
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Very Fine
Indonesia 1000 Rupiah
Indonesia 1,000 Rupiah (Angklung)

Angklung is a traditional musical instrument of Indonesia, comes from the land of Sunda, West Java.

Made of bamboo and distinctive sound produced from the bamboo pipe body collision shaken when played. Instrument that has been known since the Sunda kingdom was originally created and played aims to lure Dewi Sri down to earth people that rice plants can thrive with abundant yield.

It also serves as a tool in fighting spirit penggugah the colonial period. Therefore angklung been banned during the reign of the Dutch East Indies government.

But after that, angklung is spreading to many areas such as Java, Kalimantan to Sumatra. So the reasons for choosing angklung as the main image on the coin is intended as a way to preserve national culture.

Obverse: Garuda Pancasila

Total mintage: 719 million pieces
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